Parkinson’s disease relates to the nervous system and its adverse effects upon one’s movement in a progressive manner. The ailment results in rigidity or slowing of movements. Other ill effects include a minor tremor in one hand, emotionless face, no swinging of arms while walking and soft/slurred speech.
Causes of Parkinson’s disease (PD)
Breaking down or total damage of certain neurons, i.e. nerve cells in the brain may be behind this disease. It can be caused due to genetic mutations too. Environmental factors and toxins may also trigger PD that can occur due to Lewy bodies, i.e. bunches of certain substances in the brain cells. Presence of Alpha-synuclein may also be responsible for this problem that is harmful.
Why does one get Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
Hereditary problems related with this disease, older age, sex (men) and toxins are the real culprits that may cause occurrence of Parkinson’s disease.
Who gets frequent Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
People affected with the above causes and men are more exposed to this ailment.
Where does one get Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
This disease affects any part of the body in adverse manners. People affected with it may find difficulty in making easy movements that become hard and slow.
Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
People affected with this disease are seen suffering from tremor, slow movements (bradykinesia), hardened muscles, damaged posture & balance, difficult movements (smiling, blinking or swinging of arms while walking), blank face, changed speech and writing patterns.
Treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD)
Patients’ medical history may be referred by the doctor to diagnose the problem. He or she may recommend carbidopa-levodopa, a medicine that may be taken empty stomach. Surgery may become necessary in certain cases. Patients are advised to undergo physical therapy meant for balance and stretching. Use of Dopamine agonists, MAO-B inhibitors, i.e. rasagiline (Azilect) and selegiline (Eldepryl, Zelapar) may also give good results. Anticholinergics, Catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors and Amantadine are also good for the patients suffering from PD. The last option is surgery with deep brain stimulation, i.e. DBS wherein electrodes are implanted into the brain and are connected with a generator that is implanted in the chest. Necessary settings are made to reduce the effects of this disease.
Role of Ayurveda in treating Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
Ayurvedic System of Medicine has become the preferred choice of millions of people across the globe. Patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease can get sufficient relief by taking these medicines in regular manners. Ayurvedic medicines are prepared by mixing the herbal ingredients that are free from any damaging components. These medications are based on the ayurvedic principles and are quite cheaper as compared to the other traditional medicines.
Nidanam Health Pack
Based on the ayurvedic principles, this health pack is prepared with organic ingredients that work wonders for treating Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other physical disorders. The patients are at no risk to use this medicine in even manners. They are advised to adopt healthy eating / exercises, look in the front while walking, stand up straight, avoid falls / walking backward / carrying anything when walking. Massaging, yoga, meditation, music/art therapy and Pet therapy (having a cat or dog to improve flexibility and emotional health) are also much helpful for the patients that suffer from Parkinson’s disease.